Illinois Central College Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Program Receives AED Foundation Accreditation

Illinois Central College’s Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Associate in Applied Science degree program has been recognized for achieving Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Foundation accreditation.
AED Foundation accreditation indicates the program is providing the best diesel-powered equipment technical education, as defined by the industry.  It also has met rigorous, industry-specific standards. 
ICC’s two-year DPET program trains students in servicing, repairing and diagnosing diesel-powered equipment and combines classroom learning with hands-on experience.  The lab is equipped with the latest electronic test equipment, teaching students how to diagnose problems.  Upon completion of this program, students are ready to enter the workforce or continue their education by transferring to a four-year college or university.
ICC DPET Program Coordinator Jeff Gardner said, “Having the ability to easily evaluate and compare our program to others in the nation is extremely important to the ICC staff.  Our number one goal is for our students to graduate with the knowledge and skills required to exceed employer expectations.”
For more information on ICC’s DPET program, visit or call (309) 694-5200.


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